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is just destroyed. >> reporter: again, tamron, the white house announcing that president obama and the first lady will head to a memorial service on thursday for those killed in the explosion. this town is still shaken and the president once again taking on the role of comforter in chief. >> thank you, gabe. right now, flooding from heavy rains is causing havoc in at least six midwestern states. this could be just the beginning. at least three people have died and floodwaters caused the rescues, force evacuations and close roads and bridges. near st. louis, more than 100 barges broke free in the rain swollen mississippi, disrupting river traffic. a frantic sandbagging effort is underway in some places as the mississippi and other rivers keep rising. this is all the result of fast -- last week's torrential storms which dumped a month's worth of rain in a matter of hours. meantime, more rain is expected. the weather channel meteorologist kelly cass joins us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> not just a heavy rain but the snow melt that is adding to the rivers rising. we're
. >>> the battle over cyber spying could be heating up. the obama administration is considering taking aggressive action against china. it follows repeated warnings. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's mostly done by the military. but has become such a concern in recent months that president obama brought it up in a conversation with china's new president. they're considering ways to retaliate. officials say trade sanctions against china are among the things being considered. "the wall street journal" today reports other measures could include indictments of chinese nationals and even cyber attacks by the u.s. against the chinese hackers. there was a formal protest in china earlier this year and secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. and china have formed a group to work on the issue, but there's very deep skepticism about that since most of the chinese hacking is coming from the chinese military. anthony, norah? >> bill, thank you. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york ti
are being security purposes. i hope the obama administration will allow us that option that exists in our law. they have a very bad track record here. >> the white house telling reporters it would try the younger brother in federal court and that no options were considered. >> this is a matter that's decided by the department of justice and the attorney general, obviously at the top, the whole national security team supports this decision. >> military trial was not an option in this case because the 19-year-old is an american citizen. even if it provided more information about his brother who was killed last week. shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. catherine, thank you. that criminal complaint details the suspect's serious injuries. gunshot wounds to the head, the throat, the legs, and the hand. investigators say it appears the suspect shot himself as swat teams closed. in a possible attempt to kill himself they say. today, officers said he was in very bad shape by the time they took him down. >> moving up to the boat, he was actually laying down on the side of the boat.
too many people to know how the air traffic control system works. . . >> the white house director of national drug control policy spoke last week about the obama administration's response to substance abuse. gil kerlikowske also announced a $1.4 million grant to the national association of drug court professionals for their work in helping nonviolent offenders with substance abuse. hosted by the national press club in washington, d.c., this is just over 50 minutes. >> well, good afternoon, everybody. it's a great pleasure, and it's a great honor to be with all of you. first, let me thank so many people for being here today. and thank you for that wonderful introduction and the information, and i'm so glad you had a chance to spend some time with general dean who's somebody i'm going to talk about a lot in a few minutes along with a couple other people up here, also, that i've been so impressed with. the drug policy issue, the drug policy problems are really complex, and they're really difficult, and that's why i'm so appreciative of this forum to be able to talk a little bit more
an ambassador from the middle east told me in year one about president obama. i thought he was extraordinarily moving at the state of the union. but said from the mistake they make, richard, i'm sure you heard this a lot. mistake they make at the white house in twine they blebelieve speech is the end instead of the speech the mean to get to the end. you start there. but you have to do the lyndon johnson, the george w. bush which is -- >> you think they are. the most salient fact in maureen's column is the person they are sending up to the hill is practically invisible. they think they are bending ears and doing politics but it's so ineffectual the result is what the result was. >> i've always had this saying when i was in congress and, mike, you'll remember the quote. from the great pitcher dizzy dean. it always help if you think the batter is a little dizzy. i always made sure when i went into a negotiation politically the other person knew i was going to die before i was going to lose. if it was something that was really important to me. i say i'm going to lose this but i'm taking you down w
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